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Spiritual Deepening eRetreats: Silence & Light for Quaker Newcomers

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The Silence & Light for Quaker Newcomers eRetreat invites you to explore and practice the experience of Quaker worship and silent waiting, for an inward encounter with Inner Teacher who leads, guides, and transforms us every day.  This session is offered for people who are curious about Quakers or new to Quakerism and will explore the basics of Quaker theology and practice.
Week 1: Stillness and Silent Times
Week 2: The Light Working in Us
Week 3: Deep Listening & Discernment
Week 4: Relationships & Spiritual Community

"This eRetreat has been a gentle reminder to 'wait to feel the Spirit' and listen more closely for it....This was a perfect combination of a mini retreat, communal sharing and learning experience." - Spiritual Deepening eRetreat participant

The Silence & Light for Quaker Newcomers eRetreat will be offered from April 25 - May 22, 2021.   Weekly Community Building video calls are scheduled for Saturdays at 3pm Eastern / Noon Pacific, starting May 1.